2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - All Games through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 13 386 938 2.43 3 29.69 72.15
2 Connecticut 12 385 1028 2.67 11 32.08 85.67
3 Florida State 13 458 1075 2.35 8 35.23 82.69
4 Stanford 13 364 1149 3.16 16 28.00 88.38
5 Louisiana-Monroe 12 386 1200 3.11 13 32.17 100.00
6 Cincinnati 13 457 1239 2.71 10 35.15 95.31
7 Texas 13 409 1251 3.06 15 31.46 96.23
8 LSU 14 460 1261 2.74 7 32.86 90.07
9 South Florida 12 435 1288 2.96 11 36.25 107.33
10 UCF 12 347 1306 3.76 9 28.92 108.83
11 Louisville 13 435 1307 3.00 11 33.46 100.54
12 Texas A&M 13 508 1324 2.61 25 39.08 101.85
13 USC 12 369 1337 3.62 17 30.75 111.42
14 Arkansas State 13 448 1346 3.00 12 34.46 103.54
15 Michigan State 14 502 1407 2.80 11 35.86 100.50
16 Georgia 14 440 1417 3.22 16 31.43 101.21
17 Boise State 13 405 1430 3.53 9 31.15 110.00
18 Virginia Tech 14 452 1457 3.22 15 32.29 104.07
18 BYU 13 401 1457 3.63 16 30.85 112.08
20 Utah 13 453 1490 3.29 7 34.85 114.62
21 Pittsburgh 13 465 1520 3.27 17 35.77 116.92
22 Florida International 13 458 1535 3.35 15 35.23 118.08
23 SMU 13 466 1538 3.30 17 35.85 118.31
23 Syracuse 12 436 1538 3.53 16 36.33 128.17
25 Kent State 12 446 1539 3.45 16 37.17 128.25
26 TCU 13 457 1609 3.52 7 35.15 123.77
27 Illinois 13 514 1610 3.13 15 39.54 123.85
28 North Carolina 13 452 1611 3.56 12 34.77 123.92
28 Temple 13 442 1611 3.64 11 34.00 123.92
30 Western Kentucky 12 372 1612 4.33 18 31.00 134.33
31 Louisiana Tech 13 487 1655 3.40 11 37.46 127.31
32 Missouri 13 463 1656 3.58 17 35.62 127.38
33 Southern Mississippi 14 506 1660 3.28 16 36.14 118.57
34 Utah State 13 480 1661 3.46 22 36.92 127.77
35 Tulsa 13 509 1670 3.28 20 39.15 128.46
36 California 13 442 1673 3.79 17 34.00 128.69
37 Eastern Michigan 12 407 1686 4.14 12 33.92 140.50
38 Vanderbilt 13 473 1697 3.59 12 36.38 130.54
39 North Carolina State 13 458 1706 3.72 18 35.23 131.23
40 Kansas State 13 429 1707 3.98 18 33.00 131.31
41 Michigan 13 429 1712 3.99 14 33.00 131.69
42 Florida 13 507 1725 3.40 16 39.00 132.69
43 Toledo 13 438 1726 3.94 17 33.69 132.77
44 Penn State 13 481 1733 3.60 13 37.00 133.31
45 Oklahoma 13 476 1751 3.68 15 36.62 134.69
46 South Carolina 13 489 1768 3.62 12 37.62 136.00
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 483 1802 3.73 26 37.15 138.62
48 Notre Dame 13 478 1806 3.78 8 36.77 138.92
49 Virginia 13 460 1813 3.94 15 35.38 139.46
49 Boston College 12 425 1813 4.27 22 35.42 151.08
51 Rutgers 13 476 1815 3.81 17 36.62 139.62
52 Ohio State 13 479 1840 3.84 13 36.85 141.54
53 Hawai'i 13 475 1852 3.90 19 36.54 142.46
54 West Virginia 13 472 1880 3.98 21 36.31 144.62
55 Washington State 12 429 1887 4.40 19 35.75 157.25
56 Idaho 12 455 1903 4.18 18 37.92 158.58
57 Nevada 13 425 1916 4.51 15 32.69 147.38
58 Arizona 12 411 1939 4.72 30 34.25 161.58
59 Miami (Florida) 12 473 1943 4.11 8 39.42 161.92
60 Arizona State 13 454 1945 4.28 21 34.92 149.62
61 Marshall 13 471 1947 4.13 19 36.23 149.77
62 Tennessee 12 445 1952 4.39 17 37.08 162.67
63 North Texas 12 419 1962 4.68 18 34.92 163.50
64 Ohio 14 494 1984 4.02 13 35.29 141.71
65 Mississippi State 13 536 1995 3.72 15 41.23 153.46
66 Oregon 14 548 1999 3.65 14 39.14 142.79
67 Miami (Ohio) 12 485 2022 4.17 16 40.42 168.50
68 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2027 4.02 27 42.00 168.92
69 Iowa 13 549 2028 3.69 16 42.23 156.00
70 Nebraska 13 515 2060 4.00 23 39.62 158.46
71 East Carolina 12 460 2090 4.54 24 38.33 174.17
72 Georgia Tech 13 464 2099 4.52 19 35.69 161.46
73 Wisconsin 14 498 2137 4.29 17 35.57 152.64
74 Tulane 13 467 2144 4.59 37 35.92 164.92
75 Duke 12 441 2168 4.92 22 36.75 180.67
76 Buffalo 12 509 2174 4.27 21 42.42 181.17
77 Arkansas 13 505 2179 4.31 21 38.85 167.62
78 Fresno State 13 452 2184 4.83 34 34.77 168.00
79 Washington 13 431 2193 5.09 32 33.15 168.69
80 Kentucky 12 487 2198 4.51 14 40.58 183.17
81 Rice 12 457 2201 4.82 18 38.08 183.42
82 San Diego State 13 533 2204 4.14 23 41.00 169.54
83 Wake Forest 13 481 2208 4.59 21 37.00 169.85
84 Minnesota 12 459 2237 4.87 23 38.25 186.42
85 Navy 12 464 2243 4.83 32 38.67 186.92
86 Central Michigan 12 494 2244 4.54 23 41.17 187.00
87 Purdue 13 529 2271 4.29 25 40.69 174.69
88 UTEP 12 436 2295 5.26 24 36.33 191.25
89 Memphis 12 455 2299 5.05 25 37.92 191.58
90 Northwestern 13 513 2305 4.49 27 39.46 177.31
91 UNLV 12 478 2330 4.87 30 39.83 194.17
92 Army 12 481 2339 4.86 24 40.08 194.92
93 Northern Illinois 14 582 2343 4.03 23 41.57 167.36
94 Oregon State 12 492 2362 4.80 21 41.00 196.83
95 Colorado 13 454 2391 5.27 26 34.92 183.92
96 Houston 14 576 2402 4.17 18 41.14 171.57
97 Oklahoma State 13 548 2404 4.39 24 42.15 184.92
98 UAB 12 466 2440 5.24 26 38.83 203.33
99 Bowling Green 12 496 2441 4.92 24 41.33 203.42
100 Troy 12 538 2443 4.54 25 44.83 203.58
101 San Jose State 12 502 2452 4.88 26 41.83 204.33
102 Auburn 13 531 2460 4.63 19 40.85 189.23
103 Clemson 14 569 2476 4.35 21 40.64 176.86
104 Iowa State 13 554 2515 4.54 23 42.62 193.46
105 Baylor 13 497 2566 5.16 28 38.23 197.38
106 Akron 12 535 2633 4.92 33 44.58 219.42
107 Maryland 12 564 2637 4.68 31 47.00 219.75
108 UCLA 14 518 2668 5.15 26 37.00 190.57
109 Mississippi 12 500 2699 5.40 26 41.67 224.92
110 Ball State 12 535 2712 5.07 22 44.58 226.00
111 Middle Tennessee 12 590 2755 4.67 37 49.17 229.58
112 Colorado State 12 510 2804 5.50 28 42.50 233.67
113 New Mexico State 13 528 2844 5.39 33 40.62 218.77
114 Air Force 13 576 2856 4.96 24 44.31 219.69
114 Western Michigan 13 529 2856 5.40 23 40.69 219.69
116 Kansas 12 491 2862 5.83 38 40.92 238.50
117 Indiana 12 552 2924 5.30 25 46.00 243.67
118 New Mexico 12 542 2962 5.46 46 45.17 246.83
119 Wyoming 13 592 3016 5.09 29 45.54 232.00
120 Texas Tech 12 589 3106 5.27 33 49.08 258.83